2017 Global Encryption Trends Study

The study is based on a survey of
over 4,800 individuals in 11 countries.

Download Study Now
global encryption trends study

2017 Global Encryption Trends Study

This twelfth installment of the Global Encryption Trends Study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales e-Security, reveals both deployment plans and pains associated with increasingly aggressive cloud and data protection strategies.

Key Statistics

48%

Use Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) on-premise to help secure cloud applications

54%

Rate employee mistakes as the most significant threat to sensitive data

41%

Have a consistent encryption strategy

Major Markets and Verticals

Related Reports

2016 PKI Global Trends Study

On average, companies today are using their public key infrastructure (PKI) to support eight different applications – but current approaches to PKI are fragmented and do not always incorporate best practices. This study of over 1500 individuals in 11 countries reveals top PKI deployment trends and drivers for future PKI planning.

Learn More

SANS Decision Criteria and Analysis for
Hardware-Based Encryption

Organizations trying to balance the risk of data breaches against the cost of pervasive encryption often struggle with the tradeoff. This paper defines criteria to help organizations decide which applications or data would benefit most from hardware-based encryption and key protection.

Learn More
2017 Global Encryption Trends Study Conducted by the Ponemon Institute, the 2017 Global Encryption Trends Study is based
on a survey of over 4,800 individuals in 11 countries.
Download Now